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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' North, Longitude: 11° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"958.49 miwest0° 00' 16.8"0.32 minorth958.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 37.9"2.81 mieast0° 06' 31.0"7.48 minorth7.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 168° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.98 meters/second, 1486.7 km/hour, 923.8 miles/hour or 802.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 21' 51.5"923.48 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 misouth923.43 mi
24 hours15° 08' 14.5"973.14 mieast0° 23' 49.9"27.33 minorth974.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SabhaMon 1:12 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArlitMon 12:12 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezMon 12:12 PM720 km448 miles389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauMon 12:12 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZinderMon 12:12 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliMon 1:12 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmNorth N
NdjamenaMon 12:12 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoMon 12:12 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyMon 12:12 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouthwest SW
Valletta *Mon 1:12 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmNorth N
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